Ludmila Elizarava

Ludmila Elizarava was an architect and a city planner with a PhD degree. For many years, she dealt with environmental problems of urban systems.

Before 1992, she worked in Yerevan city, leading the work on the implementation of Spatial Complex Schemes of Conservation (TerKSOP) of cities of Armenia and the Republic as a whole. She has been the main ecologist of Council of Ministers of the Republic of Armenia.

In 1992 Ludmila Elizarova moved to Minsk, where she worked on the implementation of Spatial Complex Schemes of Conservation of cities and regions of Belarus. She was a leader of research group for development of TerKSOP of Minsk and Minsk region.

From 1993 to 2006 she worked at the Belarusian State Scientific Research Institute of Urban Ecology as the Head of the Department of systems and emergency situations. She was in charge of a number of research and design projects. She worked as a part-time lecturer  and developed a series of lectures on Urban Ecology. She has published over 100 articles and three books: "Environmental problems in Minsk ", "Industrial pollution of the city, the sanitary-protective zones", and "Environmental problems of cities of Belarus".

Ludmila Elizarova actively participated in public movement.  She was one of the organizers of public environmental movement in Belarus, in particular the Belarusian Ecological Party. She was a co-chair of the Belarusian Ecological Party from 1992 to 1998. She was a candidate from this Party to Parliament (13th convocations). From 2002 to 2007 activities of Ludmila Elizarova were mostly concentrated with NGO "Ecoproject". She was a chair of this organization during 2002-2007.